08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Carved and Painted Jumper Carousel Horse

$1,659$1,400
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Jumper Carousel Horse, Herschell-Spillman Company, North Tonawanda, New York, 1915-16, including stand, (park paint, some joinery separation, lacking tail), overall ht. 73, lg. 55 1/2 in.

Provenance: Christie's: Carousel Art Including an Important Herschell-Spillman Menagerie Carousel, October 18, 1990, lot 1. This carousel figure was from the Algonic Island Park carousel in Saint Clair, Michigan, later moved to Oswego Lake Park, Auburn, New York, then to the Friends for Long Island's Heritage at Old Bethpage Village which benefitted from the proceeds of the auction.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Herschell-Spillman Company, North Tonawanda, park paint, Auburn, Saint Clair, Algonic Island Park, Oswego Lake Park